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Article ID: 717942

Mumbai Students Look for Geohazards on the Horizon

Michigan Technological University

A U.S. team is in Mumbai this month working on disaster management curriculum with the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS). TISS is the only institution in all of Mumbai — one of the world's largest cities with 19 million people — to offer a degree in disaster management.

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23-Aug-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 717892

Researchers Discover How the Sun Damages Our Skin

Binghamton University, State University of New York

Researchers at Binghamton University, State University of New York have discovered the mechanism through which ultraviolet radiation, given off by the sun, damages our skin.

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22-Aug-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 717862

ALMA Shows What’s Inside Jupiter’s Storms

National Radio Astronomy Observatory

New radio wave images made with the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) provide a unique view of Jupiter’s atmosphere down to fifty kilometers below the planet’s visible (ammonia) cloud deck.

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22-Aug-2019 1:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 717885

Scurrying Roaches Help Researchers Steady Staggering Robots

Georgia Institute of Technology

To walk or run with finesse, roaches or robots coordinate leg movements via signals sent through centralized systems. Though their moving parts are utterly divergent, researchers have devised handy principles and equations to assess how both beasts and bots locomote and to improve robotic gait.

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22-Aug-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 717851

Super-powered immune cells – leading the next cancer breakthrough

University of South Australia

Ground-breaking immune therapy promises to deliver vital evidence in the fight against cancer as researchers from the Centre for Cancer Biology open a new clinical trial using genetically engineered immune cells to treat solid cancers.

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21-Aug-2019 11:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 717843

Texas Mandate: Largest High Schools to Report All Concussions to Statewide Registry

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Starting this fall, the biggest public high schools in Texas are required to report all sports concussions to a central database as part of one of the nation’s largest statewide endeavors to track brain injuries in youth athletics.

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21-Aug-2019 5:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 717638

Texas Cities Increasingly Susceptible to Large Measles Outbreaks

Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

The growing number of children arriving at Texas schools unvaccinated makes the state increasingly vulnerable to measles outbreaks. A 5% further decrease in vaccination rates that have been on a downward trend since 2003 would increase the size of a potential measles outbreak by up to 4,000%.

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19-Aug-2019 12:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 717766

Sleep-tracking apps may contribute to insomnia

UW Medicine

As students get ready to go back to school, some may think that using sleep-tracking apps will give them insight into whether they've had a good night's rest. But sleep experts say obsessing over their monitor results can keep people awake and anxious. Most of these apps have not been clinically validated and track only movement during sleep. Downloadable soundbites with Dr. Vishesh Kapur, co-medical director of the UW Medicine Sleep Center, are available for news outlets.

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21-Aug-2019 8:50 AM EDT
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Article ID: 717796

ECP’s Exastar Project Seeks Answers Hidden in the Cosmos

Department of Energy, Office of Science

ExaStar aims to create simulations for comparison with experiments and observations to help answer a variety of questions: Why is there more iron than gold in the universe? Why is anything rarer than anything else? Why is finding transuranic elements on the face of the earth difficult?

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21-Aug-2019 12:05 AM EDT
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